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Victoria Kaunova, Ilya Morozov Sextet – The First

Vocalist Victoria Kaunova and saxophonist Ilya Morozov first met while studying at the Rostov College of Arts (Russia). At this time they had already expressed the desire to...

CD Review | Tom Haines & The Birmingham Jazz Orchestra “Live”

Prior to hearing this album I was unaware of Tom Haines however after some research it became clear that Tom is no stranger to the world of Big Band composition. Tom is a multi...

Avishai Cohen ~ CD Review ~ Cross My Palm With Silver

The new cd from trumpeter Avishai Cohen is called ‘Cross My Palm With Silver’. It is the successor of the acclaimed album ‘Into The Silence’, both have...

Daniel Rosenboom’s CD ‘Reclamation’ Reviewed by Sammy Stein

Daniel Rosenboom’s CD ‘Reclamation’ by his quartet project ‘Burning Ghosts’ is intriguing from the start.  Daniel has received numerous awards including ones from...

CD Review | Libor Šmoldas Organ Trio | Lay It Down

A slight touch of the blues, soul jazz and groove best describes the Libor Šmoldas Organ trio; it’s a contemporary jazz sound while clearly harking back to the golden era...

Binker & Moses Latest CD – reviewed by Sammy Stein

Binker and Moses have been around for a little while, making sounds and waves in the jazz scene, not just in the UK but now further afield. They were awarded Best Jazz Act (MOBO...

Jo Beyer’s new CD ‘JO’ reviewed by Sammy Stein

Jo Beyer says of creating this CD that the idea was to’ compose your favourite music, find your favourite musicians, give it a name’ and that is exactly what he has...

CD Review | Kristin Korb – Beyond the Moon

American ex-pat bassist/ vocalist Kristin Korb released her latest CD “Beyond the Moon” in November 2016. Featuring eleven tracks, Beyond the Moon pays homage to the lyrics of...

The Donny McCaslin Group – Honour David Bowie

For their upcoming appearance at the Colours of Ostrava Festival, set in its apocalyptic ruins, yet surreal environs in an industrial region of northeast Czech Republic, the Donny...

“Flow London” – EP – Tjoe Man Cheung

On my various meanderings in my beautiful London town, I found myself sitting at the bar section of the Skylon bar at the Royal Festival Hall, a group of musicians were going to...

In Depth CD Review of Trialogue by the Marco Marconi Trio

Marco Marconi is a pianist whose music expresses influences and deliberate nods to many genres, from classical to jazz to pop with many in between categories known only to Marco...